which is better Copacabana or Puno?

Jul 1st, 2010, 11:47 AM
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which is better Copacabana or Puno?

Hi All,
I am going to Cusco to visit Machu Picchu but before get there I would like to stop and visit the like TITICACA, my question is which town is better to stay in terms of Hotels , trasportation and tours.

thanks to everyone!!
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mellyhard is offline  
Jul 1st, 2010, 04:48 PM
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Best Place

usually expensive visa/YF jab required for Copa smaller..

overnite on Taquile if you can also amazing...

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Jul 2nd, 2010, 05:19 AM
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I was just in both in June, and while we stayed in Puno and took a day to Copacabana, if I went again, I'd do the opposite. I stayed in the hotel mentioned in the post above, and it was nice, but it wasn't near the main part of town. In Puno, there seemed to be a choice between being near the water or being near the town center. In Copacabana, it was MUCH smaller - the whole town was easily walkable, and it seemed much cleaner and brighter. Plus, comparable hotels are much cheaper, and there appeared to be some nice ones right near the lake.
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Jul 2nd, 2010, 04:06 PM
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Thank you guys, Casa Andina seems to be a nice hotel, I will contact them soon. Do you guys recommend Taquile or Amantani island to stay one night, i heard that Amantani in Puno is amazing. Again thank you two guys for helping me !!!!!!!!!
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Jul 3rd, 2010, 05:32 PM
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It has been a few years, but I really didn't like Puno at all, so I vote for Copacabana.
I stayed at http://www.hotelcupula.com
and really enjoyed it.
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Jul 9th, 2010, 12:00 PM
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Hi everyone! I am leaving to south America tomorrow and I am very excited, I have to fit some details before but i have the most important,I will write everything about my trip soon...thank you !!!
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